|Silver Hair Programme
The Government of Malaysia welcome Senior Citizens,
Pensioners along with the spouses from all over the world (except
nationals of Israel and Yugoslavia), to stay in Malaysia on
a long term year-to-year basis for 5 years initially and followed
by an extension of stay for another year-to-year basis for the
next subsequent 5 years.
This programme is not a pre-condition to a Permanent resident
Applicants must be 50 years and above. However, age of spouse
Applicants with spouse, must derive pension(s) or royalties or other
income of not less than RM10,000.00 per month. Single applicant
- pension or royalties or income of RM7,000 per month.
Applicants with spouse - in possession of savings of RM150,000.00
Single Applicant - in possession of savings of RM1000,000.00 (Savings
to be transferred to a local bank or financial institutions and
applicant(s) must maintain the income or savings when renewing their
Visit Pass annuall).
Medical Coverage / Insurance
Applicants must possess medical coverage/insurance applicable in
Malaysia. In case of person of old age refused insurance coverage
by an insurance company, this requirement is optional. (provide
Nationals of countries thet require visa to enter Malaysia will
be granted a visa in Malaysia if the application is successful.
This will be followed by the issuance of a year-to-year Visit Pass.
Restrictions On Employment
Applicants issued Visit Passes under the Silver-Hair Programme,
are not allowed to participate in any form of employment. Taking
part in volunteer organizations in accordance with the government
Submission Of Applications
Applications must be submitted to the:
Malaysia Immigration Department
Headquarters Block I, Level 4,
Pusat Bandar Damansara,
Sponsors for these applications must either be Malaysian citizens
or Permanent residents of Malaysia. Applicants already in the country
are permitted to apply provided their Passis are valid.
Acquiring the services of any agent, middleman or a consultant firm
(inclusive of a legal firm) is strictly prohibited. All applications
must be completed by local sponsor and submitted personally and
directly to the Immigration Department.
- Letter of application or a covering memo.
- Two (2) copies of IMM12 (application from for Visit Pass)
- Personal Bond duly signed by the sponsor and stamp dutied by
the Stamp Hudy Office Personal Bond is available at the Immigration
- Two (2) passport sied photographs of applicants and spouse.
- Photocopies of applicant and spouse Passport / Travel Documents.
- Marriage certificates (if accompanied by spouse).
- A certified copy of applicants Bank's statement.
- A certified copy of medical insurance policy.
- A certified copy of sponsors Malaysian identity card.
- Other supporting documents (if any).
All applications will be received and processed within a time frame
of 14 working days.
The fee for one year Visit Pass Social is RM90.00. The fee for visa
will be based on the existing bilateral agreement of visa fees between
the two contracting countries.